The BMW Podcast: Changing Lanes

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“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Featuring new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on exciting journeys and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design, cars and more. Subscribe to the BMW podcast series to find out about bathtubs in self driving cars, what a Beamer is, or why BMW designers are playing with clay. And in case you’ve been wondering if it’s legal to polish your BMW in your underwear – we have an episode that answers that as well. All this and more in “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW. Hosted by Sara and Jonathan and featuring exciting guests - we are always authentic, but not always completely serious.

30 March 2021

#050 Fast and furious: the story of the Nürburgring 24h

24 Stunden am Limit: mentale Stärke, Fähigkeiten am Lenkrad und Ausdauer müssen Fahrer sowie Auto beim 24h-Rennen am Nürburgring beweisen. Das legendäre Rennen in der “grünen Hölle”, eine der längsten Rennstrecken der Welt, blickt auf sein 51-jähriges Bestehen zurück. Tauchen Sie mit uns in dieser Episode von Changing Lanes, dem offiziellen Podcast von BMW, ein in eine Geschichte voll nervenaufreibender, rasanter und emotionaler Highlights aus dem allerersten 24h Rennen auf der Strecke. 

#049 The sustainability expert behind BMW - Interview with Dr. Irene Feige

If you've ever wondered how efficient electric cars really are, don't know what impact recycled materials have on the automotive industry, or have never heard the term circular economy, this episode will provide "aha-moments". Sustainability expert Dr. Irene Feige exposes common myths and explains what the automotive industry and each individual can change to be sustainable - on and off the road. To find out all this and why sustainability shouldn't be reduced to better CO2 emissions, listen to the new episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW.

#048 Classic BMW racing cars challenge

One of the toughest challenges ever at Changing Lanes: Nicki and Jonathan compiled their personal favorite BMW race cars into a list of 6. What sounds like an almost impossible task among all the race cars turned out to be an interesting journey through the history of BMW motor sports. Dive with us into a new episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, and find out which cars have made the cut.

#047 11 women who changed the automotive world

The invention of windshield wipers, vehicle heating or kevlar fibers are groundbreaking and today it is impossible to imagine the automotive world without them. Yet few people know that it’s not men who are behind these inventions, but women who have made a name for themselves in the often male-dominated automotive industry through these innovations. 

In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, Nicki and Jonathan focus on 11 strong women who have shaped the automotive industry through their inventions and their victories in motorsport.

#046 Meet our new host, Nicki Shields!

She's had gasoline running through her veins since she first watched Formula 1 at age 11, she loves chocolate, and is also our new co-host at Changing Lanes: Nicki Shields! Fast cars are in her blood - whether she talks about them or drives them herself. Get to know our new host Nicki and learn how she turned her hobby into a career in this round of introductions at Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW.

#045 Convertible roadtrips to get you dreaming | BMW Podcast

Few things are better than a beautiful road and a perfectly matched car to enjoy it. And even though convertible season is over in most parts of the world, it’s never the wrong time to get dreaming about the next great vacation drive. And possibly book a flight and rent a convertible.

So join us in this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, for a quick trip to Australia, Italy, and many places more, in which we give you 8 ideas for epic road trips. Oh and they aren’t convertible-only, so if you prefer a roof over your head or you’re a motorbike enthusiast, that’s fine for us as well.